Penguin: Open Source Toolbox for Studying Earth

An Open Source Toolbox For Studying The Earth Fully understanding the planet’s complex ecosystem takes data, and lots of it. Unfortunately, the ability to collect detailed environmental data on a large scale with any sort of accuracy has traditionally been something that only the government or well-funded institutions have been capable of. Building and deploying …

Penguin: Open Source Trends …

Let’s Talk Open Source Trends (A 2020 Early Look) There are two emerging trends to take note of now. First, there’s an increased importance around open source compliance and security due to specific industry regulatory changes and requirements. The second emerging trend is there seems to be an increased level of sophistication in companies regarding …

Penguin: Huawei Open Source Going Global — Now Imagine China Embracing Open Source Everything Engineering (OSEE) Across the Board as an Upgrade to the One Belt One Road Strategy?

Huawei’s Harmony OS Will Compete Globally Within 2 Years, Founder Says Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei said his company’s much-hyped proprietary operating system would be able to compete with top rival systems within two years, according to a transcript of his Sept. 19 interview with Fortune magazine. Huawei unveiled its home-grown HarmonyOS, also known as Hongmeng …

Penguin: Open Source Is Broken

Open Source is Broken I’d like to replace ideologies that focus on code, and what others can and cannot do with the code we create, with ideologies that focus on people, specifically with a focus on who benefits, and who doesn’t, from the code we create. What does a people-centric collaborative software development model look …

Penguin: Why Is Open Source So Important?

Why Is Open-Source So Important? Part Two: The Problem With Profit And Property The relationship between open-source companies and the open-source community is not clear-cut. This is because the concepts of communal good and the market economy do not necessarily go hand in hand. Open-source projects often grow very fast because everyone is working towards …

Penguin: Open Source Venture Capital, Conference, Seeking to Develop Sustainable Business Models

A Conference to Find Viable Business Models to Commercialize Open Source Software Organizers of the Open Core Summit – which took part this month at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco – announced the COSS (Commercial Open-Source Software) Platform. The goal of this initiative is to help commercial open-source organizations develop viable business models. …

Penguin: Alternatives to Google Products

Alternatives to Google Products – the Complete List (2019)  Restore Privacy, 24 June 2019 Alternatives, each described and linked, are provided in each of the following categories: Search, Email, Chrome, Drive, Calendar, Docs/Sheets/Slides, Photos, YouTube, Translate, Analytics, Maps, Play Store, Chrome OS, Android, Hangouts, Domains, Other. Our own work on displacing Amazon, Facebook, Google, MeetUp, …

Penguin: Open Source Dashboard

How To Choose The Perfect Open-Source Dashboard In the current data-driven scenario, data visualisation is something all data analyst have to court, and a dashboard, in this case, is an obvious protagonist. Dashboards allow real-time visualising and easy understanding of the key performance indicators in an organisation. Dashboards extract meaningful insights from data which is …

Penguin: Open Source Databases

Open source databases: Today’s viable alternative for enterprise computing Open source database systems have been optimized to cloud architecture to a far greater degree than proprietary systems. In the case of EDB Postgres, you can get it as a managed database service on Amazon Web Services or as self-manageable, clusterable private instances in the public …